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Please find below the most recent in-depth analysis pieces from CriticalThreats.org.

2017 Yemen Crisis Situation Report: January 19
By Maher Farrukh, January 19, 2017

The Saudi-led coalition’s renewed focus on regaining territory from the al Houthi-Saleh alliance intends to set conditions that weaken the al Houthi-Saleh alliance’s position in political negotiations.

Fighting Forces in Libya: January 2017
By Emily Estelle, January 18, 2017

U.S.-backed Libyan partners are prioritizing the protection of their interests in Libya’s ongoing civil war over the fight against Salafi-jihadi groups.

Update and Assessment: January 11, 2017
By The Editors , January 11, 2017

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Update and Assessment: January 5, 2017
By The Editors , January 5, 2017

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Update and Assessment: December 21, 2016
By The Editors , December 21, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Understanding Russia Today: Russia's Many Revisions
By Frederick W. Kagan, December 19, 2016

Russia is on a collision course with the West. War is not inevitable. Confrontation and conflict are. The sources of hostility are primarily within Russia. They transcend the aims of Vladimir Putin, but spring rather from fundamental problems created during the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Update and Assessment: December 14, 2016
By The Editors , December 14, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

The Order of Battle of the Ukrainian Armed Forces

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have made significant strides towards their objective of reforming into a modern military force by 2020, but they continue to face major challenges.

Update and Assessment: December 7, 2016
By The Editors , December 7, 2016

The Critical Threats Project releases a weekly update and assessment on the al Qaeda network.

Putin Sets the Stage for the Incoming U.S. Administration

Putin aims to present the incoming U.S. administration with the false dichotomy of partnering with Russia and allowing Putin to operate with impunity or going to war.